George I


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George I 1

1660-1727.
Elector of Hanover (1698-1727) and king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714-1727) who left the affairs of his country in the hands of Sir Robert Walpole.

George I 2

1845-1913.
King of Greece (1863-1913) who was elected by the Greek Assembly and introduced a democratic constitution (1864).

George I

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(Biography) 1660–1727, first Hanoverian king of Great Britain and Ireland (1714–27) and elector of Hanover (1698–1727). His dependence in domestic affairs on his ministers led to the emergence of Walpole as the first prime minister
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Noun1.George I - Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)George I - Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
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Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I, 1714-1727.
HOUGHTON HALL was built in the eighteenth century by Sir Robert Walpole, on the site of his father s earlier home, which he deemed unfit to display the art he had assembled while Paymaster-General serving King George I, then First Lord of the Treasury, succeeding to Chancellor of the Exchequer, and finishing with Prime Minister.
The book promises a 'secret history' of the court servants at Kensington Palace depicted by William Kent in his 1726 painting of the King's Grand Staircase, but also delivers an intimate portrait of the palace's royal inhabitants, George I, Prince Augustus (later George II) and the latter's canny wife, Caroline.
One branch of this produced the Hanovarian line to this country, that began when George I unexpectedly became regent in 1714 on the death of Queen Anne.
The first Hanoverian, George I, also the Elector of Hanover--that title referring to his role in the Holy Roman Empire--was proclaimed king of the newly United Kingdom on the death without issue of Queen Anne in 1714.